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Author Sand, Alexa Kristen, author.

Title Vision, devotion, and self-representation in late medieval art / Alexa Sand.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2014.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    745.67094 SAN    Available
Description xii, 408 pages, 7 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 27 cm
text txt rdacontent
still image sti rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: self-reflection, devotion, and vision in the image of the book owner at prayer -- Saving face: the Veronica and the Visio Dei -- From Memoria to Visio: revising the donor -- Framing vision: the image of the book owner and the reflexive mode of seeing -- Domesticating devotion: body, space, and self -- Conclusion: Power and the portrait: negotiating gender.
Summary "This book focuses on one of the most attractive yet poorly understood features of late-medieval manuscript illumination: the portrait of the book owner at prayer within the pages of her own prayer-book"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Portraits, Medieval -- England.
Portraits, Medieval -- France.
Women -- England -- Portraits.
Women -- France -- Portraits
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval -- England.
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval -- France
Prayer books -- England.
Prayer books -- France.
ISBN 9781107032224 (hardback)
1107032229 (hardback)

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